ChambersFest Events to Kick Off July 9

Delicious food, family activities, ice cream, history and so much more is planned for the 36th Annual ChambersFest from July 9 to 16 in the greater Chambersburg area. The weeklong festival is family friendly and will include a variety of fun community events including Restaurant Week, Scoop-a-Palooza & Ice Cream Trail, Tim & Susan Cook Memorial Race, Old Market Day, 1864: The Burning, history exhibits, musicals and more. Each activity is coordinated by various organizations with the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce promoting the festival throughout the region.
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Chambersburg Area Municipal Authority, Meeting June 30th

The Chambersburg Area Municipal Authority will meet on THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in Council Chambers on the First Floor of the Utility Departments Addition to Borough Hall, 100 South Second Street, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The Utility Departments Addition can be accessed from the entrance off the parking lot...

Mastriano rally focuses on opioid crisis

Republican gubernatorial nominee Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Chambersburg, held a rally at the State Capitol on Monday to spotlight Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis and his proposed bills. Senate Bill 1195, also called Tyler’s Law, would require a 25-year prison sentence for anyone convicted of fentanyl distribution that led to a death....

Franklin County To Conduct Mosquito Spraying June 29

Residential and recreational areas in and around several Franklin County townships and communities will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes beginning around sunset on June 29. Areas include Frecon Road, Mickey Inn Lane, Mickey Inn Road, Sycamore Grove Road, Creekside Drive, Star Avenue, Monroe Drive, Tyler Driver, Cornerstone Road and Roosevelt Drive in Greene Township. High populations of adult nuisance mosquitoes have been detected in these areas.

National Night Out set for August

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Franklin County Crime Solvers is celebrating the day this year with a variety of activities at the Greene Township park, 996 Elevator Street in Scotland....

Sandra Trexler Kirkpatrick 1935~2022

Sandra Trexler Kirkpatrick, of Greencastle, PA, passed away on June 26, 2022, at the age of 87. Sandy was born on March 12, 1935, to parents Hazel Carberry Trexler and Frank Baxter Trexler. She was the eldest of three sisters, and grew up in the Philadelphia area. Her love of...

Floyd Eugene Pine obituary 1946~2022

Floyd Eugene Pine, 76, of Fort Loudon, PA, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 in Harrisburg, PA. Born June 14, 1946 In Chambersburg, PA, he was a son of the late Floyd D. and Katherine Mary Reeder Pine. Floyd graduated from James Buchanan High School and worked as a...

Hrisostomos A “Chris” Pililis 1970~2022

Hrisostomos A “Chris” Pililis, 52, Gettysburg, PA passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 after a courageous four year battle with prostate cancer. He was born May 16, 1970 in Chambersburg, PA the beloved son of Athanasios “Tom” Pililis and Linda Crider Pililis of Gettysburg, PA. Chris...

Drusilla G “Dru” McIntosh 1935~2022

Drusilla G “Dru” McIntosh, 86 of Fairfield, PA passed into God’s hands at The Gettysburg Hospital on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 after a long illness. Born July 27, 1935 in Clebit, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Fred & Inez (Jenkins) Mathews. Dru is survived...

Shapiro Releases Statement on SCOTUS Decision

Democrat Governor Candidate hopeful, Josh Shapiro released a statement today about the Supreme Courts Decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Shapiro is in strong opposition to the ruling, calling it “a shameful moment for the country.”. Republican nominee Doug Mastriano said, “Once the repeal of Roe v. Wade is...

Wawa is Entering Central PA

Wawa has announced plans to spread its wings further and expand its footprint in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River. Wawa is currently in Berks and Lancaster Counties with 17 stores serving those communities for more than two decades. Current plans are for Wawa to double its store count over...

Carbon Monoxide Incident at Kohls on Norland

At 9:34 a.m. on June 23, 2022, Penn State Health EMS department responded to 955 Norland Avenue, Kohl’s, for the report of an unconscious patient. That EMS unit arrived on the scene at 9:38 a.m. and as they entered the building, a carbon monoxide alarm that was attached to their equipment bag activated indicating that carbon monoxide was present.

Melva Althea Cockle obituary 1921~2022

Melva Althea Cockle (Miner) died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on June 19, 2022 at age 100. Melva was born in Carlisle, PA on September 1, 1921, to Ermel (Miller) and Paul Miner. Melva was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard L. Cockle, her parents, and...

Norman M Green Sr. obituary 1948~2022

Norman M Green Sr., 74, Biglerville, PA passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the home of his son in New Cumberland, PA. He was born May 11, 1948 in Umatilla, FL the son of the late Raymond and Bernice (Harrison) Green, Sr. Norm is survived by his wife Barbara Bigham Green.